About Me

Janene Baadsgaard has written extensively for over forty years offering her readers valuable information, insight and humor about life. She is the author of hundreds of newspaper columns and features, magazine articles and many books. She is a graduate of Brigham Young University in Communications with a journalism emphasis and has taught courses in writing and literature for Utah Valley University.

She and her husband Ross are the parents of ten children and many grandchildren. They live on two acres in Spanish Fork Utah. Her mission is to support, strengthen and uplift families beginning with her own. Her hobbies include reading, writing, singing, playing the piano/violin and gardening.

A popular speaker, thousands have heard her wit and wisdom at such events as BYU Education Week, BYU Family Expo, BYU Women's Conference, Deseret Book's Time Out for Women as well as numerous other civic and church sponsored events.